Economic Data Calls for March 26, 2019

Weekly Calendar Calls

Here’s what we are looking for in tomorrow’s economic reports (March 26, 2019) — Good Luck Trading!

1. NZ Trade Balance (17:45 ET) Bullish NZD -- Potential upside surprise given higher business PMI index

2. US Housing Starts, Building Permits (08:30 ET) Bearish USD -- Housing market has peaked so potential downside surprise

3. US Consumer Confidence Index (10:00 ET) Bullish USD -- Potential upside surprise given higher University of Michigan Consumer Sentiment Index

Weekly Forex Trading Calendar for March 25, 2019

Weekly Calendar Calls

We have just posted our weekly news trading calendar for the week of March 25, 2019. You can download the pdf and excel file by clicking on the Read More Link. These are soft biases on economic data and not trades that we directly trade or track like BK Swing and News.

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Economic Data Calls for March 22, 2019

Weekly Calendar Calls

Here’s what we are looking for in tomorrow’s economic reports (March 22, 2019) — Good Luck Trading!

1. German and EZ PMIs (04:30 ET) Bearish EUR -- Potential downside surprise given drop in German industrial production & factory orders. ZEW was mixed

2. CAD CPI & Retail Sales (08:30 ET) Bullish CAD -- Potential upside surprise given rise in wholesale sales and strong employment. Prices also recovered according to IVEY PMI

3. US Existing Home Sales (10:00 ET) Bearish USD -- Potential downside surprise given significantly large decline in new home sales

Economic Data Calls for March 21, 2019

Weekly Calendar Calls

Here’s what we are looking for in tomorrow’s economic reports (March 21, 2019) — Good Luck Trading!

1. NZ Q4 GDP (17:45 ET) Bullish NZD -- Potential upside surprise given stronger trade balance and retail sales but forecast is high

2. AU Employment (20:30 ET) Bullish AUD -- Potential upside surprise given sharp improvement in employment conditions in services, construction and manufacturing sectors

3. SNB Rate Decision (04:30 ET) No Trade -- Likely to remain cautious but no changes expected from SNB

4. UK Retail Sales (05:30 ET) Bearish GBP -- Potential downside surprise given rise in shop prices and drop in BRC retail sales

5. BoE Rate Decision (08:00 ET) No Trade -- Likely to remain cautious but rate decisions best traded reactively

6. US Philadelphia Fed Index (08:30 ET) Bearish USD -- Potential downside surprise given sharp drop in Empire State manufacturing index

Economic Data Calls for March 20, 2019

Weekly Calendar Calls

Here’s what we are looking for in tomorrow’s economic reports (March 20, 2019) — Good Luck Trading!

1. NZ Current Account Balance (17:45 ET) Bullish NZD -- Potential upside surprise given improvement in trade balance in Q4

2. German PPI (03:00 ET) Bullish EUR -- Potential upside surprise given sharp rise in wholesale prices

3. UK CPI (05:30 ET) Bullish GBP -- Potential upside surprise given rise in BRC shop prices and oil prices

4. FOMC Rate Decisionn (14:00 ET) No Trade -- Rate decisions best traded reactively. Dot plot will be key.

Economic Data Calls for March 19, 2019

Weekly Calendar Calls

Here’s what we are looking for in tomorrow’s economic reports (March 19, 2019) — Good Luck Trading!

1. RBA Minutes (20:30 ET) No Trade -- We do not trade minutes but the RBA minutes are likely to be dovish

2. UK Claimant Count (05:30 ET) Bearish GBP -- Potential downside surprise given sharp decline in employment conditions of PMI Services and Manufacturing.

3. German ZEW Survey (06:00 ET) Bearish EUR -- Potential downside surprise given weaker industrial production and factory orders

Economic Data Calls for March 15, 2019

Weekly Calendar Calls

Here’s what we are looking for in tomorrow’s economic reports (March 15, 2019) — Good Luck Trading!

1. NZ PMI Manufacturing (17:30 ET) Bearish NZD -Led by softness in Australia, activity in New Zealand could be weaker as well

2. Bank of Japan Rate Decisions (00:00 ET) No Trade -- No policy changes are expected but the BoJ could lower their economic assessment

3. EZ CPI (06:00 ET) No Trade -- Revisions are difficult to predict but can be market moving

4. Empire State & University of Michigan Consumer Sentiment Index (08:30 & 10:00 ET) Bullish USD -University of Michigan index should be higher as economic optimism continues to rebound based on Dow rise. Empire however is hard to predict

Economic Data Calls for March 13, 2019

Weekly Calendar Calls

Here’s what we are looking for in tomorrow’s economic reports (March 13, 2019) — Good Luck Trading!

1. Chinese Industrial Production & Retail Sales (10:00 ET) No Trade -- Chinese data is difficult to predict but can be very market moving

2. German CPI (03:00 ET) No Trade -- Revisions are difficult to predict but can be market moving

3. US New Home Sales (10:00 ET) Bearish USD -- Potential for upside surprise as months of good data should be followed by weakness

Economic Data Calls for March 13, 2019

Weekly Calendar Calls

Here’s what we are looking for in tomorrow’s economic reports (March 12, 2019) — Good Luck Trading!

1. EZ Industrial Production (06:00 ET) Bearish EUR -- Potential for downside surprise given drop in German IP

2. US PPI and Durable Goods (08:30 ET) No Trade -- Potential for upside surprise given sharp recovery in gas prices but CPI growth was less than expected